InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

Journalist Ann Curry Writes the Most Powerful Tweet of the Year

Twitter has picked a post by journalist Ann Curry as the Most Powerful Tweet of 2010. While covering the earthquake in Haiti, Curry wrote: “@usairforce find a way to let Doctors without Borders planes land in Haiti: http://bit.ly/8hYZOK THE most effective at this.”

Other powerful Twitter writers included WhiteHouse, Jonathan Schwartz, and the satirical BPGlobalPR feed. What’s the most powerful publishing tweet you’ve read this year? Share it in the comments for a future post.

Twitter explained the pick: “After the massive 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, Doctors Without Borders flew in a team of physicians to assist the wounded, but they were unable to get clearance to land the plane. Reporter Ann Curry used Twitter to convince the U.S. Air Force to allow the flight to land.”

Mediabistro Course

Fashion Writing

Fashion WritingStarting September 23, work with the contributing editor at ELLE.com to get your writing published in fashion magazines and websites! In this course, you'll learn how to write fashion headlines, runway reviews, and fashion features, write compelling pitch letters, and gain insight into the fashion industry. Register now!